Tag Archives: Le Butcherettes

Crystal Fairy (Melvins/Le Butcherettes/The Mars Volta) streaming debut album right now

Posted by on February 17, 2017

  We’ve enjoyed Crystal Fairy since we heard “Drugs on the Bus,” a supergroup consisting of Melvins’ members Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, At The Drive-In/Mars Volta’s Omar Rodriguez-López, and Le Butcherettes’ Teri Gender Bender. Just a week before their self-titled debut Crystal Fairy releases on February 24 via Ipecac Recordings, Rolling Stone surprised us with a […]

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Crystal Fairy’s title track has us psyched for the rest of the album

Posted by on January 24, 2017

The Melvins are never hurting for inspiration. Over the last 30 years, they’ve released 25 albums, a handful of EPs, and have collaborated with countless other bands. On February 24th, yet another Melvins collaboration will see the light of day as Crystal Fairy is released. Featuring Melvins’ Buzz Osbourne and Dale Crover, along with Le […]

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Crystal Fairy (Melvins/At the Drive-In/Le Butcherettes) release new song

Posted by on December 8, 2016

We’ve already taken “Drugs on the Bus” with Crystal Fairy, a new supergroup of sorts featuring The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez of The Mars Volta and At the Drive-In and Le Butcheretttes’ Teri Gender Bender. Now the  band are b ack with a new song, and it’s every bit as catchy […]

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Melvins, At The Drive In, Le Butcherettes supergroup Crystal Fairy take Drugs on the Bus

Posted by on October 4, 2016

What would Melvins sound like with a female singer? What would At the Drive In sound like if they were sludgy? What if Le Butcherettes got heavy? All of those questions and more are answered by the formation of a new band, Crystal Fairy that consists of Melvins’ Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez […]

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Melvins team with Le Butcherettes again for “Rebel Girl” cover

Posted by on September 22, 2015

Sludge rock legends the Melvins teamed up with vocalist Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes to record a cover of “Rebel Girl,” from Bikini Kill’s 1993 album, Pussy Whipped. The track comes from the Joyful Noise “Almost Live” series, which features limited edition singles recorded at their Indianapolis-based performance space. “Each release in the series is cut on the spot using a […]

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Photos: System of a Down, Melvins, Le Butcherettes, DTE Energy Music Theater, Detroit MI 6/17/15

Posted by on June 18, 2015

Last night (17), System of a Down played the second of two American dates of their leg of ‘Wake up the Souls’ tour at Detroit’s DTE Energy Music Theatre. The tour, which is being done to raide awareness of the Armenian genocide on its 100th anniversary, is only 14 shows long. The band brought along […]

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Buzz Osborne is no fan of Montage of Heck

Posted by on June 8, 2015

Melvins’ Buzz Osborne (and friend to the late Kurt Cobain of Nirvana) watched the new HBO Documentary, “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” twice and he’s saying, “90% of (it) is bullshit.” In a blog post on The Talkhouse, Osborne tore the flick apart, saying that he, “found it to be mostly misguided fiction.” More of Osborne’s writing from The Talkhouse: “I know […]

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Photos: Faith No More, Le Butcherettes, Webster Hall, NYC, 5/13-14

Posted by on May 19, 2015

The last Faith No More album to be released before today’s Sol Invictus was 1997’s Album of the Year. They may as well have called the new one Comeback of the Year, as the band’s decision to not only come out with an album but to tour in support of his led to an initial tour that sold […]

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Former The Mars Volta, Chili Peppers join a (Kimono) Kult

Posted by on January 15, 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from The Mars Volta mastermind Omar Rodriguez Lopez, pretty much since The Mars Volta disbanded in 2012. It’s been even longer since we’ve heard from former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciate, who left that band in 2009. He’s actually been playing with Rodriguez-Lopez for a while, […]

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